Spanish Degrees from Oklahoma City Community College
Being bilingual will put you at the head of the class when it comes to job opportunities with employers.
No habla español? No problem.
Oklahoma City Community College offers three academic programs for you to choose from if you want to learn to speak Spanish. In today’s global world, the ability to speak a second language is an invaluable skill that more and more business owners desire.
And, with Spanish-speaking populations increasing from coast to coast in the United States, there is almost always a need for people who can reach out and understand this language.
You can earn an associate degree in arts in modern languages-Spanish, which will teach you to speak and write in Spanish and also give you an understanding of the diverse cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Or, you can pursue one of two certificate of mastery programs: Conversational Track or Traditional Track.
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Learning Spanish Is All About Having the Opportunity to Speak It, Hear It
At Oklahoma City Community College, in addition to learning the vocabulary and structure of the Spanish language, you will have the opportunity to explore aspects of the Spanish and Latin American cultures in your courses.
Some courses are taught entirely in Spanish – they’re designed that way to help you feel more comfortable functioning in Spanish on topics of everyday life. Other intensive-language learning experiences are available, too, as well as trips to Spanish-speaking countries that enable you to use what you learn in an Hispanic environment.
Spanish Degrees at Oklahoma City Community College
Oklahoma City Community College offers an associate in arts degree in Spanish:
- Associate in arts degree – Modern Languages-Spanish: This two-year associate degree program from OCCC immerses you in the Spanish language and the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world and prepares you to transfer to a four-year university. It will give you the background you need to help you with a career in teaching, translating, travel, broadcasting, law enforcement, international business or social service.
- Certificate of Mastery in Spanish: Conversational Track: The conversational track focuses on oral language skills and development of cultural competence.
- Certificate of Mastery in Spanish: Traditional Track: The traditional track immerses students in oral and written skills with a strong emphasis on the structure of the language.
Both certificate programs are specifically designed for students who want to learn the language for personal development and career and travel opportunities.
Spanish Classes at Oklahoma City Community College
These Spanish courses provide you with a foundation of the language that will help you build on your comprehension, speaking, writing, and reading skills. Your college classes will include:
- Elementary Spanish I and II
- Intermediate Spanish I and II
- Conversational Spanish I, II, and III
- Special Topics in Spanish
- International Study I and II
- Spanish Immersion I and II
When you begin to take your more advanced Spanish classes, you’ll find that those not only teach you new aspects of the language and culture but are also taught in Spanish.
You can access OCCC’s online course catalog, which includes details on Oklahoma City Community College Spanish degree requirements and Spanish course descriptions. You might also check out the OCCC current class schedule to see if your Spanish courses are offered during the day, the evening or online.
E. Ginnett Rollins, Ph.D.
Professor of Modern Languages (Spanish and French)
Ph.D., Spanish with graduate minor in French (Francophone Literature emphasis) Texas Tech University, 2004; M.A., Peninsular and Latin American Literature, University of Houston, 1980; B.A., Spanish major, French minor, University of Oklahoma, 1977; Study abroad: 1973-1974 Universidad de las Americas, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico 1992-1993; Universite de Blaise Pascal, Clermond-Ferrand, France July 1993; University of Lisbon, Portugal; Professional experience abroad (Special Duty Cryptologic Officer, U.S. Navy, 8 yrs): 1982-1983 (2 years): Naval Security Group Department, Kamiseya, Japan 1983-1986 (3 years): Naval Security Group Activity, Sabana Seca, Puerto Rico; Languages studied: Spanish, French, German, Latin, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Chinese